Matt Henry Height, Weight, Family, Facts, Spouse, Education, Biography


Matt Henry Quick Info
height 6 feet 2 inches
weight 82 kg
Date of birth 14 December 1991
Zodiac sign Sagittarius
Husband or wife Holi Kairana

Matt Henry is a New Zealand professional cricketer who has represented his country in all 3 formats of the game (Test, ODI and T20I) as a frontline pace bowler. He was an integral member of the New Zealand team that reached the finals of both 2015 and 2019 ICC Cricket World CupThis was the first and second time, respectively, that New Zealand had achieved this feat. He was also a non-playing member of the team that won the final against India in June 2021 of 2019–2021. ICC World Test Championship, the inaugural edition of the tournament. In his country’s domestic circuit, he has played for Canterbury (2010–11–present) in all 3 formats. he’s also out Chennai Super Kings (2014-2015) and Kings XI Punjab (2017) in IPL (Indian Premier League). A rare occurrence in modern cricket, Matt has played domestic cricket outside his home country, representing Worcestershire County Cricket Club (2016), Derbyshire County Cricket Club (2017), and Kent County Cricket Club (2018, 2022) in England.

name at birth

Matthew James Henry

nick name

Matty, Henazu

Matt Henry as seen in an Instagram post in February 2019
Matt Henry as seen in an Instagram post in February 2019 (Matt Henry / Instagram)

Sun sign

Sagittarius

birth place

Christchurch, Canterbury, South Island, New Zealand

Habitat

Christchurch, Canterbury, South Island, New Zealand

nationality

new Zealander

education

Matt attended St. Joseph’s School in Papanui, Christchurch. then he joined St. Beds College, a state-integrated Roman Catholic day and boarding school in Christchurch. He had completed his sixth form studies St. Joseph’s CollegeA co-educational independent school for day and boarding pupils in Ipswich, Suffolk, England, on a one-year scholarship.

Business

professional cricketer

Matt Henry as seen in an Instagram post in May 2017
Matt Henry as seen in an Instagram post in May 2017 (Matt Henry / Instagram)

family

  • father — Jeff Henry
  • Mother — Lynn Henry
  • siblings – Ken Henry (Brother)
  • other – Nicole Caron (Sister-in-law)

batting

right handed

bowling

right-arm fast-medium

role

bowler

Jersey number

  • 21 – Test matches, One Day International (ODI), T20 International (T20I), Canterbury (New Zealand domestic cricket)
  • 24 – Kent County Cricket Club (English domestic cricket)

Make

strong

height

6 feet 2 inches or 188 cm

weight

82 kg or 181 lbs

girlfriend / spouse

Matt has dated –

  1. Holi Kairana (2014-Present) – Matt started dating a freelance journalist named Holly Caron in 2014. They got engaged in January 2020 and got married in September 2020.
Matt Henry and Holly Caron as seen in February 2022
Matt Henry and Holly Caron, as seen in February 2022 (Matt Henry / Instagram)

Caste / Ethnicity

White

hair color

dark brown

eye color

green

sexual orientation

Straight

special features

  • toned physique
  • short cut, side parted hair
  • friendly smile
  • clean shaven look

brand advertising

Matt is sponsored by –

  • kookaburra cricket
  • adidas ag
  • Oakley, Inc.
Matt Henry as seen in an Instagram post in January 2018
Matt Henry as seen in an Instagram post in January 2018 (Matt Henry / Instagram)

Matt Henry Facts

  1. He started in 2015. I was not part of the New Zealand team ICC Cricket World Cup But he was included after fellow pacer Adam Milne was injured just before New Zealand’s semi-final match against South Africa. Matt played in both the semi-final and final matches of the tournament and was the best bowler for his team in the final against Australia. His figures of 2/46 in 9.1 overs, however, were not enough to prevent Australia from winning the title for a record fifth time.
  2. In the later edition of the tournament, in 2019, he was a vital contingent in New Zealand’s fast bowling battery leading them to their second consecutive appearance in the final of the tournament. He took 14 wickets in the tournament and was New Zealand’s best bowler in their group stage matches against Bangladesh (4/47 in 9.2 overs) and semi-final matches against India (3/37 in 10 overs). He was adjudged the ‘Player of the Match’ for his performance in the semi-finals.
  3. In October 2016, in a bilateral ODI against India, he was involved in an 84-run partnership for the 9th wicket with James Neesham. As of March 2022, it was still New Zealand’s highest partnership for the 9th wicket in ODI cricket.

Featured image by Matt Henry / Instagram

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